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languages, plural;
  1. The method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way
    • - a study of the way children learn language
    • - language development
  2. Any nonverbal method of expression or communication
    • - a language of gesture and facial expression
  3. The system of communication used by a particular community or country
    • - the book was translated into twenty-five languages
  4. A system of symbols and rules for writing programs or algorithms
    • - a new programming language
  5. The manner or style of a piece of writing or speech
    • - he explained the procedure in simple, everyday language
  6. The phraseology and vocabulary of a certain profession, domain, or group of people
    • - legal language
  7. Coarse, crude, or offensive language
    • - strong language

  1. a systematic means of communicating by the use of sounds or conventional symbols; "he taught foreign languages"; "the language introduced is standard throughout the text"; "the speed with which a program can be executed depends on the language in which it is written"
  2. speech: (language) communication by word of mouth; "his speech was garbled"; "he uttered harsh language"; "he recorded the spoken language of the streets"
  3. lyric: the text of a popular song or musical-comedy number; "his compositions always started with the lyrics"; "he wrote both words and music"; "the song uses colloquial language"
  4. linguistic process: the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication; "he didn't have the language to express his feelings"
  5. the mental faculty or power of vocal communication; "language sets homo sapiens apart from all other animals"
  6. terminology: a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature"; "the language of sociology"
  7. Language is the debut solo album by New Zealand singer, Annie Crummer released in 1992.
  8. A formal language is a set of words, i.e. finite strings of letters, symbols, or tokens. The set from which these letters are taken is called the alphabet over which the language is defined. ...
  9. Language is a peer-reviewed quarterly academic journal published by the Linguistic Society of America since 1925. It covers all aspects of linguistics, focusing on the area of theoretical linguistics. Its current editor is Gregory Carlson (University of Rochester).
  10. Language Spoken at Home is a data set published by the United States Census Bureau on languages in the United States. In 2000 and 1990, it was a part of Summary File 3, collected from the long-form questionnaire which was distributed to 1 out of 6 households. ...
  11. A form of communication using words either spoken or gestured with the hands and structured with grammar, often with a writing system; The ability to communicate using words; Nonverbal communication; A computer language; The vocabulary and usage used in a particular specialist field; The ...
  12. (Languages) English, Chinese, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
  13. (Languages) This entry provides a rank ordering of languages starting with the largest and sometimes includes the percent of total population speaking that language.
  14. (LANGUAGES) Language Translations
  15. (LANGUAGES) If unfamiliar: Something that is being communicated to you from within, but is still unclear / If familiar: Your dominant opinions or assumptions about the language or nation provide clues (e.g. Germans are talented engineers or remind you of war, etc. ...
  16. (LANGUAGES) Java SE & J2EE (EJB, JSP, JMS, JDBC), C, Perl, SQL, REXX/OREXX, Postscript
  17. (Languages) According to the 2005-2007 American Community Survey, 84.7% of people over the age of five speak only English at home. About 3.5% speak Spanish at home. About 2.2% speak another Indo-European language at home and about 4.3% speak an Asian language at home. And about 5. ...
  18. (Languages) Are you looking for a dictionary in English, with definitions in English? Are you looking for a translating dictionary, a book that will allow you to look up words in your language and find words in another language?
  19. (Languages) Being in the Bicol Region, the main language spoken in Camarines Sur is Bikol. Filipino linguists consider the dialect of Bikol spoken around Naga City, Bicol Central (also known as Bikol Naga), to be the purest dialect of Bikol. ...
  20. (Languages) By: LibraryOfCongress Collection
  21. (Languages) Fluent in English, Egyptian, Greek, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Martian, Neptunean, Ancient Saiyan, Ancient Namekian, Sumerian, Yardratian. Good at Japanese and Arabic.
  22. (Languages) Latvian, Latvian-English
  23. (Languages) Lubanki (Dialect), Punjabi, Hindi and many others
  24. (Languages) Native-speaker proficiency in Arabic composition. Proficiency in English composition. Experience in report writing. Basic proficiency in translation of documents from Arabic to English and vice versa.
  25. (Languages) Other than English, the applicant should speak French, read French, write French.